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Woeful Weslye Saunders To Be Held Out Of 2011 NFL Draft

I have a new nickname for Weslye Saunders.  Woeful Wes.  The past year has been rather tough for Saunders.  In fact, it has been flat out deplorable.  Going into the 2010 college football season, the former South Carolina Gamecocks Tight End was predicted to be one of, if not the, best TEs in the country.  TEs […]

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Fletcher Smith Thinks Donovan McNabb’s Treatment Was Beyond Disrespectful

Last Friday, Mike Shanahan made the decision to bench quarterback Donovan McNabb in favor of starting former Florida Gator Rex Grossman.  While the Washington Redskins were unsuccessful against the Dallas Cowboys, losing a tight 33-30 game in Dallas, Grossman looked good, accumulating 322 yards in the air and 4 touchdowns.  That will not stop his […]

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Jimmy Sexton, Fletcher Smith, And Rick Smith Amongst Leaders Looking To Fix Football Agent Issues

There might not be a solution to the problem of sports agents providing money and other benefits to student-athletes, but that does not mean that those with power in the business of sports are going to sit on the sidelines and just allow it to continue.  Instead, a group of influential people from the NFL, […]

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The Interference With Contractual Relations Conversation Continues

Had enough of the interference with contractual relations debate yet?  If so, skip this post.  If not, I have some more thoughts for you to ruminate about concerning the tort and how it may be applied to our industry. Based on the comments left on the two posts on SAB regarding this issue (Sports Agents […]

Friday Wrap-Up

Shabbat Shalom: Friday Wrap-Up (4/9/2010)

Tomorrow, I will be headed to Flagler College in St. Augustine, Florida to speak at their third annual Student Conference, which allows Sport Management students the opportunity to expand their educational and practical experiences through the perspective of professionals who have working knowledge of the sport industry.  If you are in the area, stop by! […]

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Think You Are Not Disposable? Think Again

As an agent in a professional sport, you must count your blessings every night and hope that your current clients do not ditch you for the hundreds of hungry agents working while you sleep.  There are more agents out there than potential clients (at least ones that will make you any money), and most players […]